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Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness

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BRAIN PRESCRIPTIONS THAT REALLY WORK

In this breakthrough bestseller, you'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. You're not stuck with the brain you're born with. Here are just a few of neuropsychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen's surprising--and effective--"brain prescriptions" that can help heal your brain and change your life:

To Quell Anxiety and Panic:

Use simple breathing techniques to immediately calm inner turmoil

To Fight Depression:

Learn how to kill ANTs (automatic negative thoughts)

To Curb Anger:

Follow the Amen anti-anger diet and learn the nutrients that calm rage

To Conquer Impulsiveness and Learn to Focus:

Develop total focus with the "One-Page Miracle"

To Stop Obsessive Worrying:

Follow the "get unstuck" writing exercise and learn other problem-solving exercises

Synopsis:

A neuropsychiatrist reveals the link between certain brain structures and particular psychological problems.

About the Author

Daniel G. Amen, M.D., is a clinical neuroscientist, child and adolescent psychiatrist, and medical director of the Amen Clinic for Behavioral Medicine in Fairfield, California. The recipient of awards from the American Psychiatric Association, the Baltimore-D.C. Institute for Psychoanalysis, and the U.S. Army, Dr. Amen is a nationally recognized expert on the relationship between the brain and behavior and on attention deficit disorder, and is the author of several books, including Windows into the ADD Mind and Firestorms in the Brain.

Table of Contents

For those who have eyes, let them see : images into the mind — Carving knives and tooth fairies : a prelude to the brain and behavior — Looking into love and depression : the deep limbic system — Enhancing positive thought patterns and strengthening connections : deep limbic system prescriptions — Looking into fear and anxiety : the basal ganglia — Mastering fear : basal ganglia prescriptions — Looking into inattention and impulsivity : the prefrontal cortex — Becoming focused : prefrontal cortex prescriptions — Looking into worry and obsessiveness : the cingulate system — Getting unstuck : cingulate system prescriptions — Looking into memory and temper : the temporal lobes — Enhancing experience : temporal lobe prescriptions — The dark side : violence : a combination of problems — Brain pollution : the impact of drugs and alcohol on the brain — The missing links : drugs, violence, and the brain — I love you and I hate you, touch me, no don't, whatever : brain patterns that interfere with intimacy — Help! : when and how to seek professional care — Who is Andrew really? : questions about the essence of our humanity — Brains dos and brain don'ts : a summary of ways to optimize brain function and break bad brain habits — Appendix. Medication notes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307453334
Subtitle:
The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Author:
Amen, Daniel G. Md
Author:
Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
Author:
Daniel G. Amen
Author:
Amen, Daniel G.
Subject:
Psychology : Physiological Psychology
Subject:
Self-Help : Mood Disorders
Subject:
Psychology : Mental Illness
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Brain
Subject:
Mental Illness
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
General
Subject:
Neuroscience
Subject:
Neuropsychiatry
Subject:
Physiological Psychology
Subject:
Mental Disorders
Subject:
Psychophysiology
Subject:
Brain chemistry
Subject:
Emotions
Subject:
Complementary Therapies
Subject:
Cognitive therapy
Subject:
Mood Disorders
Subject:
Mental illness -- Physiological aspects.
Subject:
Audio Books-Psychology
Subject:
Psychology-Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Subject:
Psychology-Cognitive Science
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Psychology-Mind and Consciousness
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Brain
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19991231
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
352

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